+ Reply to Thread
Page 2 of 3 FirstFirst 123 LastLast
Results 11 to 20 of 29
  1. #11
    London's Avatar
    London is offline “I think we're losing our sense of humor instead of being able to relax and laugh at ourselves" - Betty White
    Winner 2012 - BubHubber you'd like to meet IRL
    Winner 2012 - Best Avatar

    Join Date
    Aug 2009
    Location
    Perth
    Posts
    11,392
    Thanks
    1
    Thanked
    4,936
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 postsEmerald Star - 10,000 posts
    When DS was a baby I took him to indoor swimming classes in a bikini top and boardies....BUT I always wear boardies so that is my normal swimming attire.

    Just thinking though, maybe they also want to wear a rashie incase the child grabs wildly and pulls a boob out of a bikini top or something

  2. The Following User Says Thank You to London For This Useful Post:

    me+he&she=three  (22-03-2013)

  3. #12
    Join Date
    May 2011
    Posts
    481
    Thanks
    387
    Thanked
    140
    Reviews
    0
    Thanks ladies.

    Hah go figure....so there could actually be some safety rationale behind why this is done. May talk with the instructor next week.

    I also noticed I'm the only one submersing myself in the water to shoulder level whilst other mums are standing totally upright - think this might be more to do with the urine in the water than safety though ah well... love a bit of baby pee chlorine on my body in the morning

  4. #13
    Join Date
    Apr 2009
    Posts
    4,589
    Thanks
    1,302
    Thanked
    2,569
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    I wear a tankini but do notice a lot of others in shorts and a rashie or tshirt.

  5. The Following User Says Thank You to Lincolns mummy For This Useful Post:

    me+he&she=three  (22-03-2013)

  6. #14
    Join Date
    Jun 2012
    Posts
    301
    Thanks
    3
    Thanked
    38
    Reviews
    0
    I wear a t-shirt so that I don't get scratched by my son grabbing at me. My hubby will sometimes go in without his t-shirt and then complain afterwards that he has scratches or his chest hair got grabbed (he doesn't have much to grab!).

    I have heard of a woman that always wore a bikini top without a t-shirt and one day her baby grabbed hold of the bikini for some reason and it came completely off and the whole class saw! How embarrassing!

    I also wear shorts too, but that is a personal preference (means I don't have to worry if my bikini line isn't perfectly kept either).

  7. #15
    Join Date
    Jan 2012
    Posts
    538
    Thanks
    125
    Thanked
    176
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    I wear a tankini with shorts.. But mostly because of the fat/cellulite/stretch marks

  8. #16
    Join Date
    Apr 2012
    Posts
    12,706
    Thanks
    9,557
    Thanked
    12,687
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 postsEmerald Star - 10,000 posts
    Awards:
    Busiest Member of the Week - week ended 9/1/15Busiest Member of the Week - week ended 7/11/14Busiest Member of the Week - week ended 3/10/14100 Posts in a week
    I wear my old maternity one piece (my youngest is 2). I don't care what people think. I can't afford to go swimmer shopping (well I could but have plenty of other things I would prefer to spend my money on).

  9. The Following User Says Thank You to VicPark For This Useful Post:

    neza  (15-02-2016)

  10. #17
    Join Date
    Nov 2011
    Posts
    1,391
    Thanks
    812
    Thanked
    688
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    I wear shorts because I can't be bothered getting a bikini wax I wore a bikini top to DS's first swimming lesson until I realised that when he wanted something to grab I didn't really want it to be my bikini strap or worse yet the front of my bikini

  11. #18
    Join Date
    Nov 2013
    Posts
    590
    Thanks
    184
    Thanked
    376
    Reviews
    2
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    I wear a one piece that's fairly low cut at the front to make it easier if I need to feed DD while we are at the pool. I never even thought about her grabbing and possibly have a boob fall out haha. Most other mums where I go wear the same or a bikini. Almost none wear shorts! I think just wear what is comfortable

  12. #19
    Join Date
    Sep 2012
    Posts
    1,083
    Thanks
    200
    Thanked
    425
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    No way id be told what to wear at the pools/beach.
    Ive lost over 10 kgs and finally feel good about being in a bikini!! I will wear the crap out of that bugger too

  13. #20
    Join Date
    Feb 2015
    Posts
    2,040
    Thanks
    2,294
    Thanked
    1,387
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    I was told to wear a rashie to swimming lessons as bub needs the material to grab on to. I wear bikini bottoms through, no shorts. At the beach and pool (outside of swimming lessons) it's a Brazilian cut bikini for me!


 

Similar Threads

  1. Maternity swimwear
    By Pestie84 in forum Maternity products
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: 03-11-2012, 18:59
  2. Recommendation for swimwear
    By loving_life in forum General Parenting Tips, Advice & Chat
    Replies: 14
    Last Post: 19-10-2012, 14:15
  3. Maternity swimwear - what to buy?
    By kochanski in forum Pregnancy & Birth General Chat
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 04-08-2012, 21:09

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
free weekly newsletters | sign up now!
who are these people who write great posts? meet our hubbub authors!
Learn how you can contribute to the hubbub!

reviews
learn how you can become a reviewer!

competitions

forum - chatting now
christmas gift guidesee all Red Stocking
Pyjamas.com.au
With so many gorgeous brands and styles for every season, our pyjamas, nighties, robes, sleepsuits and sleeping bags are lovely for lights out and perfect for lazy days. Get 10% off first order using code bubhub. Be quick offer ends 31/12/16.
sales & new stuffsee all
The Health Hub
Give a new mum a fitness boost for Christmas & New Year. Studio-based, small group training sessions - cardio, strength, core, Pilates & boxing. Choice of 16 hrs per week, flexible-arrival feature - bubs & kids welcome! Gift vouchers available.
featured supporter
Baby U & The Wiggles - Toilet Training Products
Toilet training can be a testing time but Baby U is there to assist you and your toddler with the daunting task of toilet training. With a range of products that can be used at home, on holidays or out & about.
gotcha
X

Pregnant for the first-time?

Not sure where to start? We can help!

Our Insider Programs for pregnancy first-timers will lead you step-by-step through the 14 Pregnancy Must Dos!